News & Updates

Palace To Hold 2nd Annual Community Block Party

Aug 13, 2019

The Palace Performing Arts Center, in cooperation with Price Chopper/Market 32, MVP Health Care, HOT 99.1and our local neighborhood associations is pleased to present the 2ndAnnual Palace Theatre Community Block Party. This Saturday, August 17 from Noon to 4PM, the area around the Palace Theatre will be filled with music, family friendly activities, vendors, community organizations, food trucks & more.

Palace Announces 5th Annual Free Summer Movie Series

June 17, 2019

On June 17th, the Palace Theatre announced their annual Summer in the City Movie Series for 2019. A press conference was held in the lobby of the historic Theatre to inform the public about this free family movie series that is now on its 5th year. Interim Executive Director of the Palace Theatre Billy Piskutz was joined by Albany Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan, SEFCU Chief Community Officer Kathy Lanni, and Albany Med Senior Vice President for Development and Communications Molly Nichol to speak about the positive impact this free program has on the children and families in the local community.

Palace Performing Arts Center Announces New Chairman of the Board

Jan 16, 2019

January 4, 2019 - ALBANY, NY: The Palace Performing Arts Center (PPAC) today announced changes to its Board of Directors. Stephen Baboulis has been named as the Chairman of the Board, succeeding Alan Goldberg who steps down after a long and successful tenure. Mr. Goldberg will remain on the board as Chairman Emeritus. Additionally, Dr. John Bennett has been named as Vice Chairman and Jeffrey Stone as Treasurer.

Palace Theatre and Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless (IPH) partner to provide Albany Ambassadors at Palace Theatre Events

Nov 29, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. — Thanks to a generous donation from the Seymour Fox Memorial Foundation, the Palace Theatre and the Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless are pleased to bring the Albany Ambassadors program downtown for Palace Theatre events beginning with the November 30th performance by Jason Mraz and Toca Rivera.

Mayor Sheehan & Community Partners Distribute Coats To Children

Nov 27, 2018

New coats purchased with donations from the 2018 Cash for Coats program will help keep Albany kids warm this winter.

Albany Chef's Food and Wine Festival Celebrate's 10th Anniversary

Oct 29, 2018

A Decade of Difference: Dreams Imagined & Realized

10th Anniversary Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival expects to exceed $1M goal to benefit and perpetuate support for Albany Arts 

The City Of Albany Launches 2018 Cash For Coats Drive

Oct 09, 2018

In partnership with the Palace Theatre, Lodge’s Department Store, and the Albany School District, the drive collects cash donations to purchase new winter clothing items for Albany kids in need

Palace Theatre Wraps up Most Successful Free Summer Movie Series in Palace History

Sep 05, 2018

Summer in the City serves thousands from surrounding neighborhoods each year